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Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

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Key Features

    • Nearly 450 high-quality images include full-color photographs showing injection techniques and illustrations of dental anatomy.
    • Supportive approach acknowledges not only the patient's fear of injection but also the fears of the inexperienced clinician.
    • A focus on the Human Needs Paradigm relates dental hygiene care to the eight human needs.
    • Case studies make it easier to apply knowledge to real-life patient interactions and to develop problem-solving skills.
    • Technique/Procedure boxes provide step-by-step instructions for performing specific procedures.
    • Dental Hygiene Considerations boxes provide tips and key points for optimal care.
    • Color-coded local anesthetic tables help in distinguishing among specific categories of agents and match the color codes of the American Dental Association (ADA).
    • Key terms begin each chapter and are highlighted within the text; a glossary defines each term.
    • Learning objectives begin each chapter and set goals for what you will accomplish; they also help you study for examinations.
    • Review questions at the end of each chapter provide the opportunity to assess your understanding, with answers posted on the companion Evolve website.
    • Summary tables and boxes offer at-a-glance access to concepts, procedures, and techniques.
    • Expert author Demetra Logothetis is a dental hygiene educator with 15 years of experience teaching local anesthesia administration.
    • A companion Evolve website includes a 300-question mock examination, technique exercises, glossary exercises, test-taking tips and strategies, competency skill sheets, content updates, and answers to the chapter review questions along with rationales and page-number references.

Author Information

    By Demetra D. Logothetis, RDH, MS

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Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • Copyright: 2012